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NOAA says Population of black sea bass recovered, assessment finds

Catch limits for black sea bass more than doubled last month after a stock assessment showed that the southern population of the fish has officially recovered, officials with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said this week. The change was no surprise to area fishermen, who for years complied with shortened fishing seasons and restricted catch limits while local sea bass populations surged. [email protected]  09:10